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In the field of holistic nutrition we have all the tools and information we need on how to truly live a wildly healthy life. But what about how to raise healthy eaters? Or how to empower parents to make change? Sometimes the knowledge we learn in the classroom isn't enough. Because out there in the world, people are bombarded with messages that are conflicting: be healthy, but be busy, eat this packaged food to save time, don't worry you ate that too and you're ok.

Sound familiar?

This workshop is backed with information, practical tools and strategies for holistic nutrition practitioners to help empower families who are struggling with a healthy eating, picky eaters and busy parents short on time.

In this workshop we will cover:

  • the impact of sugar and processed foods on growth and development
  • the link between brain and social development and delinquency
  • practical strategies and recommendations to curb picky eating and other challenging food aversions
  • powerful resources and tools to give to parents
  • impactful ways to connect with parents and how to interview their children
  • knowing the right questions to ask both parents and children
  • how to inspire families to create real change
  • skills and strategies for busy and working parents
  • how to help children get on board with a plan of action

We will also cover 3 real case studies to dissect and explore potential outcomes.

You will walk away with:

  • confidence on how to support families and their children in creating a healthier lifestyle
  • discover how to find, develop and adjust recipes to fit busy families
  • kid friendly, tried and tested recipes
  • games to use as strategies to engage children in healthy food exploration
  • tools and resources to help create health and happiness in families you work with

Date: March 3, 2018

Time: 130-5pm

Location: Room 101, CSNN Vancouver Branch, 2245 West Broadway #100, Vancouver, BC V6K 2E4

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Amanda Cook More Life

About Amanda:

Before Amanda entered the world of holistic nutrition she was a child and youth counselor in the education system working with at-risk youth and families. Early on she saw a correlation between the junk food kids were eating and their behaviour. Back then Amanda knew food was deeply impacting children's development, however she did not have the training or knowledge to back up her theory. Fast forward 10 years, Amanda is actively advocating on the impacts of junk and sugar filled foods on our children's health and development. She works to empower parents to first make health changes with themselves so they can a role model of health for their children.

Amanda is holistic nutrition practitioner, lifestyle coach, wellness educator, holistic chef, a busy mama of two and passionate about healthy eating that deeply nourishes the mind, body and spirit. Amanda loves sharing how to simplify healthy eating and how to have a balanced diet using clean ingredients, nothing fancy or complicated. Amanda is the author of three e-books, teaches cooking classes, works with clients and teaches workshops sharing that health and simplicity can co-exist.